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. congressman jesse jackson junior-- a democrat from illinois-- resigned from the house of representatives today. he had been on medical leave for treatment of bipolar disorder since june. jackson has also been under investigation for misuse of campaign funds and was facing a congressional ethics probe. he won re-election to the house in november. jackson's seat is now expected to be filled through a special election. mortgage rates in the u.s. fell to record lows this week-- helping to boost home sales. the average 30-year loan rate dropped to 3.3%, the lowest on record since records began in 1971. on wall street today stocks moved slightly higher ahead of the thanksgiving holiday. the dow jones industrial average gained 48 points to close under 12,837. the nasdaq rose nearly ten points to close above 2,926. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: and more now on the mid east story. will the cease fire reached today between israel and hamas, hold? and what about longer-term, more difficult issues between the two sides? ray suarez picks it up. >> suarez: i'm jo
.s. exports to europe. >>> congressman jesse jackson jr. who was reelected despite not campaigning will step down and be replaced possibly by his wife or brother. >>> i predict the gop will undertake an evaluation of its core structure >>> the most expensive election in the country's history
, it was showing off frankie lymon's talents. this man was... i kind of call him the michael jackson of his day. and talking to herb cox of the cleftones, he told me frankie could play every instrument, he was so talented, it was amazing. people wanted him to stay young forever. ♪ ♪ so you met someone who set you back on your heels ♪ ♪ goody, goody ♪ you met someone and now you know how it feels ♪ ♪ goody, goody ♪ so you gave him your heart too ♪ ♪ just as i gave mine to you ♪ and he broke it in little pieces ♪ ♪ now how do you do ♪ so you lie awake just singing the blues all night ♪ ♪ goody, goody ♪ so you think that love's a barrel of dynamite ♪ ♪ hooray and hallelujah ♪ you had it coming to ya ♪ goody, goody for him ♪ goody, goody for me ♪ i hope you're satisfied, you rascal you ♪ ♪ ♪ so you lie awake just singing the blues all night ♪ ♪ goody, goody ♪ so you think that love's a barrel of dynamite ♪ ♪ hooray and hallelujah ♪ you had it coming to ya ♪ goody, goody for him ♪ goody, goody, goody for me ♪ your love has been de
and whatnot and everything just went. >> joanne's son jackson born prematurely at 27 weeks was carried in the dark by a nurse who also held his oxygen tank. >> they had to go down nine flights of stairs that were wet and had adult patients lying on the floors in like stretchers. it was pretty crazy and all of this in complete darkness. >> there were so many ambulances, there's people running around pushing gurneys. >> no one would let him in. >> that negotiation was fruitless. >> donovan waited outside in the driving wind and rain for two hours. finally a doctor escorted him inside. >> we kind of jog ran up 15 flights of stairs to the fifth floor and got to the top of the steps and the floor was pitch black. i found my son found his nurse and it was kind of an awesome moment and we just walked down together. >> a harrowing drive down dark slick streets to hospitals that hadn't lost power followed. down sinai, mountviewer projects. >> he's doing really really good considering the long journey we had in an ambulance to get hear. >> by tuesday morning, all the patients at nyu were success
to domestic politics in last couple of minutes. this week saw the resignation of congressman jesse jackson jr. he resigned citing health preans wean he's been treated for bipolar disorder. he said he's under federal investigation. he came in with all kinds of promise. this seems to be the end of a career. >> yeah, he did, and i liked him. i thought he was an able legislator. elected in 1995. he was only 30 when he came in, went on the appropriations committee. and moved beyond his father's shadow. was involved in bringing clean water to his own community, and scholarships and funding for preparatory schools. he did something beyond what was predicted for him. but he got-- he got sucked up in one of the terrible scandals, not simply illinois. when a governor, especially a corrupt governor like rock blagojevich, wants to apont a united states senator and the bidding and auction gets in, and he allowed himself, apparently-- seemed to-- become involved in the auctioning of that seat to replace barack obama. and the irony is that nobody has moved, jeffrey, from a congressional black district overw
in the last year than i have lisa jackson the head of they yay who is a fantastic administrator. >> rose: david brooks, let me go back to the debt problem of which you have said the national debt problem is a medicare problem. what should we do now about health care? >> well, i have my own preferred approach which i have no confidence in which is the premium support approach which is basically what mitt romney -- but say romney loses, there's still another approach proposed by people which basically depends on getting rid of the fee for service system. as long as we're paying for quantity, not quality, we're going to have a problem. and as long as people are unwilling to face end-of-life issues we're going to have a problem and that's a moral national conversation and by the way it's not the people who are dieing who want to spend every last dollar on getting hip replacement when you're 98, it's the families of the people who are dying who don't want to have that unpleasant feeling of guilt that they didn't do everything they could. so those two issues, those are the two core issues to k
uniquely under utilized. they're endangered species i see more in the last year than leads jackson head of the epa who is a fantastic administrator. >> rose: you said the national debt problem is a medicare problem. what should we do now about healthcare? >> well, i have my own preferred approach which i have no confidence in. which is the premium support approach that basically is mitt romney. but say if romney loses there's still another approach proposed by people like emanuel and others like getting rid of the two four sursist system. as long as we're paying for quantity and not quality and as long as people are facing end of lynchers that's a moral conversation. it's not the people dying who wants to spend all their dollars on hip replacement in their 90's it's the other people who don't want to have that unpleasant feeling of guilt. for those two issues, those are the two core issues to keep the country solvent, whether you believe in a big government or small government if you can't keep it solvent it doesn't farther. >> the other big piece of that is you've got to get the consu
of the predecessors in my seat, on the court, i do not jackson. >> rose: there you go. >> who was fdr. >> rose: a prosecutor. >> former prosecutor. >> rose: as nuremberg. >> and also former attorney general. >> rose: what did you like about him? >> i liked about him that he was usually on the right side of the case, which means he was adhering to the text and secondly he was a magnificent stylist, he was the best writer on the court in the 20th century, if not forever. he wrote beautifully. >> rose: you love language, don't you. >> i love language. and for that background, you know, i am a snoot, it stands for syntax, nerds of our time. it refers to people who get upset when they hear, infer -- infer to mean imply or when they hear i commented recent think -- >> rose: you hate bad grammar. >> oh, gosh. i was on an airline recently and i commented on this and over the pa system and this is driven into people's ears hundreds of thousands of times, by someone who is hired to communicate, the rules of the faa require that your baggage is under the seat -- >> rose: is under the seat. >> i mean, it
? >> it pales in comparison. i remember jesse jackson sr. weeping there. i mean that was a once in a lifetime historical moment. >> ifill: i've heard many obama supporters say that re-electing the president was re-electing the president was even more important than electing him. >> you can't get to the second without the first. the first was a universal. >> woodruff: to interrupt you quickly to say we've just learned that governor romney is on his way to the convention center in boston. of course we'll take that. >> sure. i just think beyond the support of barack obama it was an afrming moment for america. it really was. >> ifill: and this is? this is an affirming moment for barack obama. and his supporters and the campaign. what he's trieded to do and what he wants to try to do but it isn't the same cosmic global emotional... >> woodruff: when you think about it, a year ago, six months ago, nine months ago, the over overwhelming prediction was this president could be beaten. this president was facing, and a year-and-a-half ago you look at any number of intervals over the last year or two, th
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